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JOB POSTING

 

Family Finding Case Manager Part-time (with potential for full-time)

COMPANY:         YWCA Bucks County                       DEPARTMENT:                  Program Services

LOCATION:         Trevose, PA 19053                           CLASSIFICATION:             Hourly, Non-exempt

REPORTS TO:      Family Support Manager                STATUS:                               Part-time 20-25 hrs/week

Hiring Range: $17.00-$19.00

Mission Statement:

YWCA Bucks County is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and

promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

Summary: The YWCA Bucks County is seeking a dynamic and highly motivated individual with strong leadership skills and the ability to work independently, to serve as a Family Finding Case Manager. Performs the necessary groundwork and consultation for permanency through the establishment of a network of connections for youth in care. The Family Finding Case Manager will discover, locate and engage biological and fictive kin or significant adults in the life of the referred youth or family in order to develop a supportive network of connections, which is the most crucial factor in establishing permanency for the referred youth or family. Provide sufficient information about these individuals to the referring CYS Agency to determine how they will participate as a connection resource for the child or family. Position may require non-traditional business hour.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties as may be assigned.

  • Collaborate with the referring CYS Agency and other professionals and agencies working with the youth or family
  • Discover, identify, locate and track relatives, kin or significant individuals for the referred child’s or family’s life
  • Engage the identified relatives, kin or significant individuals using a strength based approach in order to develop a supportive network of connections for the youth or family
  • Collaborate with referring CYS agency and professionals to assess the readiness of the youth or family for initial contact with newly discovered relatives and kin
  • Follow Family Finding procedure to ensure the program is consistent with the models beliefs, values and philosophy
  • Make all necessary arrangements and follow procedures for alignment and decision making meetings (Issue invitations and communicate all relevant details about the alignment or decision making meeting to each participant)
  • Enter and maintain all aspects of client information in the database system within required timeframes
  • Perform all other duties as needed

Qualifications

The requirements to perform this job successfully are listed below.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social work or related  human services field
  • Preferred case management experience
  • Demonstrated leadership Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Commitment to improving the quality of life for identified individuals in Bucks County
  • Valid, insurable driver’s license
  • Has or acquires basic knowledge of YWCA computer system (Windows, Office, Publisher)

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, sit, talk and hear.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Work Environment

This position will occasionally require the employee to work outdoors, and sometimes in hot weather.  The work environment usually has moderate noise, and occasionally has loud noise.

HOW TO APPLY: Interested candidates should email their resume to croberts@ywcabucks.org

Program Coordinator

COMPANY:         YWCA Bucks County                       DEPARTMENT:                  Program

LOCATION:         Trevose, PA 19053                           CLASSIFICATION:             Salaried, Non-Exempt

REPORTS TO:    Youth Services and Prevention  Managers

STATUS:                               Full-time

This position is a grant funded position and therefore, funding stream-reliant.

 

Summary

Implement and operate effective programs that reflect the mission of the YWCA Bucks County. Provides prevention, education and programming for children, teens and adults in Bucks County. Assesses and evaluates program effectiveness through measurable outcomes.  Ensures that all programs are delivered in compliance with agency policy on diversity with specific sensitivity to age, gender, sexual preference, race, ethnicity, and language of the population being served. Meets and maintains all applicable compliance requirements of funding agency specifically as pertains to privileging requirements

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Administrative

  • Monitor and maintain systems to track student records, attendance, outcomes, licensing records, monthly program reports, and other Youth Services information
  • Serve as the site administrator for Active and WITs systems
  • Generate queries and mailing lists from database and coordinate bulk mailings for youth services and prevention education
  • Prepare, compose, edit and distribute letters, agendas, meeting minutes, manuals, handbooks, and any correspondence for the YS Team
  • Assist participants with program registrations
  • Assist in the collection of monthly paperwork from YS programs, compile master supply list, place order and coordinate delivery to program sites
  • Provide administrative program support such as answering phones, assisting visitors, making copies, etc.
  • Schedule and coordinate meetings, appointments, events, and other department activities as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Prevention

  • Implement and evaluate YWCA prevention programs for children and youth including, but not limited to Adversaries to Allies, Girls Circle, Positive Action, Reading to End Racism, and We Know BETter
  • Prepare research-based or evidence-based prevention curriculum and provide instruction in awareness, education, and prevention strategies to program participants
  • Identify program sites, coordinate referrals and recruit for full participation in programs
  • Purchase supplies for prevention programs
  • Report back to the supervisor with test outcomes that are completed the first and last day of the program
  • Enter data, attendance, and test outcomes in agency databases
  • Substitute for other facilitators if needed
  • Report to supervisor if have any questions or concerns that need addressing

Youth Services

  • Plan, implement and evaluate YWCA youth services programs for children and youth including, but not limited to Lunch and Library, TechGYRLs, Teen Girls, and Assist program manager with Afterschool programs, Kindergarten Readiness and Summer Camps
  • Responsible for managing all youth services accounts on ACTIVE platform
  • Research and schedule programming including, but not limited to, academic enrichment, field trips, guest speakers/presentations, etc.
  • Assist with program training for staff
  • Conduct regular program site visits and provide written feedback to Youth Services Program Manager on needs, changing trends, effective program delivery and recommendations
  • Arrange substitute coverage for staff outages
  • Deliver programs and substitute as needed
  • Assist in curriculum development for new programs

Qualifications

The requirements to perform this job successfully are listed below.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Human Services or related degree with at least one year experience in the field
  • Commitment to improving the quality of life for vulnerable women, girls and families
  • Demonstrated leadership and ability to instruct
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate with staff, participants and community partners
  • Requires knowledge of computer systems
  • Experience with WITS and/or Active systems a plus
  • Valid Driver’s License and access to reliable transportation
  • PA Criminal Background Check, PA Child Abuse Clearance and FBI Clearance required
  • Local travel required

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, sit, talk and hear.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Work Environment

This position will occasionally require the employee to work outdoors, and sometimes in hot weather.  The work environment usually has moderate noise, and occasionally has loud noise.

HOW TO APPLY: Interested candidates should email their resume to kvisco@ywcabucks.org